digital health

Surgical data science: data-driven assistance in the OR

Surgical data science: data-driven assistance in the OR

In the next-generation operating room interconnected sensors will collect data, analyse it in real-time and make it available to digital assistance functions.

Brainlab acquires surgery game start up Level Ex

Brainlab acquires surgery game start up Level Ex

Brainlab announced the acquisition of Level Ex, a company that creates medical video games designed to advance the clinical skills of physicians and surgeons.

A 3D printed bluetooth enabled stethoscope

A 3D printed bluetooth enabled stethoscope

The digital stethoscope that makes it possible to listen to the heart and lungs of their patients while standing up to 50 feet away.

Humanising wearable health technologies

Humanising wearable health technologies

Designer Leah Heiss considers her work as creating “emotional technologies”, i.e. wearable devices based on human-centred design principles. For her, empathy is everything!

Covid-19: chatbots could be used to deliver psychotherapy

Covid-19: chatbots could be used to deliver psychotherapy

Researchers show chatbots could play a key role in helping people with issues around their health and wellbeing.

Verifying and validating the clinical usefulness of wearables

Verifying and validating the clinical usefulness of wearables

Researchers have developed a framework that will help data scientists and other researchers use better digital health tools for clinical purposes.

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